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Old House of Tan Ky

101 Nguyen Thai Hoc St., Hoi An 10000, Vietnam
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Ranked #16 of 35 Attractions in Hoi An
Type: Historic Sites
Description: This beautiful private home, built around an open courtyard and filled with antiques, is over two hundred years old.
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Calangute, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

A Chinese merchants old house may be 200 years old full of beautiful antique furniture and Chinese curious , some of it for sale. This houses on the banks of the river get innundated nearly every year, the markings are on the wall some as high as 1.5 meter.During the floods the furniture gets pulled up to the first floor.

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Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We went in here during our walking tour with our guide Tommy Dao. What a place and when you are there, don't forget that once or twice the ground floor is being inundated by river water and everything has to be lifted up to the 2nd floor. Very interesting place

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Milan, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

As all 'attractions' in Hoi An, it is nothing special. You go in the house, a 'guide' explains a little bit about the history of the family who owned the house (these houses are even 200 years old) and then there is a shop where they try to sell you the souvenirs you find outside for half of the price... More

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We had a quick tour of the Old House and it was a traditional old house. It would have been a lot nicer if the small tour did not mainly try to sell us stuff... That was a little annoying.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Wel preserved, in authentic street ending at the bridge. Advisable is also to take a boat tour which you can hire in harbor for €17 per 2 hours.

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Da Nang, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This house is very old .It was built in the early 19 century and combination chinese ,janpanese and viet namese architectural .The host of house very nice

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Noosa, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The House of Tan Ky is one of several old buildings that showcase how the merchants lived and traded.So much detail in the construction and wooden artefacts .Such small rooms,yet designed with open courtyard for ventilation,light and practical extra space.You need to visit several of these old dwellings.As usual visit before the crowds.June was great ,no crowds.A must to really... More

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Winters, ca
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Loved seeing the intricate inlaid furniture. It's a good place to sit down and get out of the sun. Imagining a merchant family living there was good for five minutes.

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Hoi An, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Lovely traditional old house, staff very knowledgable and friendly. There are some great cafés close by, we'll worth a visit

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is a small house but worth a look to understand the arrangement of these homes. Flood levels are marked in the property along with photos and they are interesting. Some of the furniture is very ornate with beautiful inlays. A young guide will explain a little about the home and its owners and offer a complimentary tea. As part... More

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